Survey "Office Workers confess to security sins"

Office workers anonymously confess to security sins in handling sensitive data including Social Security numbers.When office workers are asked to self-report anonymously on their work-related security behaviors and attitudes, a snapshot emerges that may make IT workers cringe.The research, conducted in on-the-street surveys in Boston and Washington by RSA in November and published in a […]

Office workers anonymously confess to security sins in handling sensitive data including Social Security numbers.

When office workers are asked to self-report anonymously on their work-related security behaviors and attitudes, a snapshot emerges that may make IT workers cringe.

The research, conducted in on-the-street surveys in Boston and Washington by RSA in November and published in a report titled "The Confessions Survey," (PDF) found that 53 percent of respondents who work for the private sector access work e-mail via a public computer such as at an Internet caf